LATEX-L Archives

Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Khaled Hosny <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 1 Jan 2011 22:43:23 +0200
text/plain (24 lines)
On Sat, Jan 01, 2011 at 08:26:38PM +0000, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 01/01/2011 20:18, TeXWorld wrote:
> >Thank you Joseph.
> >
> >Have the LaTeX3 team ever thought of making LaTeX3 only work with LuaTeX
> >and XeTeX ? Why ? To integrate directly into the format fontspec
> >functionnalities for instance.
> We have not started on fonts for LaTeX3 yet, but to cut out pdfTeX
> would be a pretty extreme move.

Just wondering, what benefit pdftex have over luatex (with the later
being an extension of the former), or is it about people who are not
willing/can't switch to new engine? Do we expect such people to be
welling/able to switch to latex3 either?


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of team
 Free font developer